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Volume 7 Issue 9 - June 2002

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! .the ~riana ngers WILLIAM BROWN ARTISTiC DIRECTOR NEW MEMBERS WELCOME AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT Call 416-491-6254 for information 2002-2003 Concert Series * CHRISTMAS WITH RUTH WATSON HENDERSON , A 70th Birthday Celebration Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002 Veronica Tennant, narrator Albert Greer, tenor Earl Haig Chamber Cnoir * SONGS-SAYINGS-SONNETS · Saturday, Mar. 1,, 2003 Bach - Telfer - Glick Gardner - Maclean - '• Nat King COLE Porter A tribute through Song Two of the Greatest Saturday, May 10, 2003 The Oriana Stage Band THE ORIANA SINGERS 250 Verobeach Blvd. Toronto; Ont. M9M 1R6 416-742-7006 · CHO!\l SCENt by Larry Beckwith A feast awaits the choral music lover this month! All year I've been highlighting the events in the upcoming Joy of Singing Choral Festival and now it is upon us. There is also a huge number of non­ Festival events happening in the month of June, to which I want to draw your attention. CLASSICAL Massed choir "ringmaster" First, the Festival. There are brochures with festival events available Lee Willingham, June I all over town and, indeed, there's Children's Chorus (June 9), St. a two-page spread at the front of Michael's Cathedral Choirs (June this magazine, spelling out the de- 10), Toronto Jewish Folk Choir tails of the many exciting choral (Jooe 12), Victoria Scholars (Jwx: 16), events. Full details are also avail- Toronto .Mendelssohn Choir (June able at the Festival website at 18) and the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir (June 20). Much has been made of the high- On the afternoon of June 1, the profile visiting choirs from other Festival presents a massed choir provinces and countries. In this event on Nathan Phillips Square and column, I want to make mention of· over 2000 school children will be the local component to the Festival involv,ed. The ringmaster is Dr. Lee and some of the community events· Willingham, the director .of the Festaking place at Harbourfront. ti val' s Education Outreach Program TI!erearemanyToronto-areachoifs and the choirs will be accompanied involved in the Festival, including sev- by the Markham District High eral who wilf be featured in theii: own School Band. The music includes concerts: Ebner lseler Singers (June works by Canadians Paul Halley, 3), Northern Lights (June 8), Stephen Hatfield and Oscar Bell' Arte Singers (June 8), Toronto Peterson. · The Music Garden at Harbourfront is the setting for five community concerts throughout the Festival. These involve performances by locals, including the. Mayfield Magnetics Jazz Choir from Mayfield Secondary in Brampton (June 2), Vesnivka (June 8), Tor'onto Estonian Male Choir (June 15) and Darbazi (June 22). Another Music

E~.~!J~.q.te Saint Thomas"s Anglican Chureh AUDITIONS· . The Exultate Chamber Singers, a professional-level amateur chamber choir, has tenor and bass positions open for Fall 2002. Rehearsals are ,on Tuesday evenings, 5:30 - 7:00: Strong sightreaders committed to excellence in choral music are invited to contact artistic director John Tuttle at 416-971-9229. exu/ Volunteer positions are also available in the tenor and bass sections at Saint Thomas's Anglican Church. Rehearsals are on Thursday. evenings. To arrange an audition, call 416-979-2323. " . 1 Let's Make Beautiful · . mgs Music Together ces s· . . . d. d .. DavidJ. King ""'"" mgers mvrte to au 1t1on in all sections SATB. Call David King 416-225-2255 2002 · 2003 Season December · Holiday Tapestry February · Songs of the Heart May · Alexander's Feast 44° An auditioned vocal ensemble is seeking new members for September, 2002 Mixed repertoire with exciting performance opportunities Rehearsals located in downtown core I , Director: Geoffrey Butler Accompanist: Jenny Crober =llCAME·N ·:rA.11= . Chamber Chol~-/ · Invites auditions for volunteer and lead singers with .good sightsinging skills. Camerata rehearses and performs at Grace Church on the Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. Weekly rehearsals Wednesdays at 7:15pm . 416-534-2493 or email Please call Melva T reffinger Graham to arrange an audition J.J)lj )).J 1ut~ : The most beautiful music was written for the human voke - it's the only instrument we play. ~ For an audition, please call 905 764-5140 8 LIKE T~ SING? The Toronto Mendelssohn is holding auditi9ns for the 2002/2003 season for both the TMC and .the TMYC For information, call (416) 598-0422

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